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Sect. XXXVII. The Lord appeareth to Joshua, as prince of
the host of the Lord. The city of Jericho is taken.
Seet. XLV. Joshua continues his exhortations. A covenant
of Israelites. They are punished, Othniel raised up
to deliver Israel.
Sect. XLVIII. The history of the Danites. War with the
Benjamites. The tribe of Benjamin nearly extirpated. 208
Sect. XLIX. Israel delivered from the Moabites by Ehud;
and from the Philistines by Shamgar. Deborah and
Barak raised up to deliver them from Jabin king of
Canaan. Sisera the captain of his host slain.
Sect. L. The history of Naomi and Ruth.
Seét. LI. The Israelites oppressed by the Midianites. Gideon
Sect. LVI. Jephtha makes a rash vow. He gains a victory
over the Ammonites.
Sect. LVII. Jephtha's resentment against the Ephraimites.
Sect. LVIII. The angel of the Lord appears to Manoah and
his wife. The birth of Samsou foretold. Sainson
Sect. LIX. Samson's marriage. His riddle. He kills some
of the Philistines.
Sect. LX, Samson burns the corn belonging to the Philis-
tines. He slays a thousand of them with the jaw-
bone of an ass. Suffers extreme thirst.
Sect. LXI. Samson carries away the gates of Gaza. Deli-
lah betrays him. The Philistines put out his eyes. 265
Sect. LXII. Samson pulls down the temple of Dagon, and
Sect. LXIII. Hannal's prayer. The birth of Samuel. His
mother devotes him to the Lord. Her thanksgiving. 273
Sect. LXIV. The wickedness of Eli's sons. Samuel's' minis-
try. A prophet sent to reprove Eli.
Sect. LXV. The word of the Lord revealed to Samuel con-
cerning Eli. Eli's resignation.
Sect. LXVI. The Israelites overcome by the Philistines.
The ark of God is taken. Eli's sons slain. The death
Sect. LXVII. The Philistines carry the ark of God into the
temple of Dagon. They are afflicted with plagues.
They send back the ark.
Sect. LXXIX. Saul envying David, seeks to kill him. Is
Sect. LXXXVI. The battle of Gilboa. Saul and his three